California Food Handler Training

Learn the essential practices of safe food handling and receive your certificate as required by the state of California.

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This training is ANSI accredited under ANSI Standard ASTM E2659-09, & meets the requirements for the state of California. Click below to learn more.

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All persons working in a food service establishment operating in California are required to have a valid Food Handler Card. This Food Handler Training Program is ANSI accredited and meets the SB 602 & SB 603 requirements for Food Handler Training in the state of California. Use the button below for frequenty asked questions.


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What You Will Learn

The Food Handler Training Program meets the requirements of the state of California (SB 602), which requires all food service workers to obtain a Food Handler Card from an ANSI accredited training provider. After successful completion of the self-paced training slide show & the exam, each learner will be able to download a certificate of completion that is valid for 3 years.

The Food Handler Training Course covers the following topics:

Food Handler Card Training Topics
Food-borne illness, including terms associated with food-borne illness, micro-organisms, hepatitis A, and toxins that can contaminate food and the illness that can be associated with contamination, definition and recognition of potentially hazardous foods, chemical, biological, and physical contamination of food, and the illnesses that can be associated with food contamination, and major contributing factors for food-borne illness.
The relationship between time and temperature with respect to food-borne illness, including the relationship between time and temperature and micro-organisms during the various food handling, preparation, and serving states, and the type, calibration, and use of thermometers in monitoring food temperatures.
The relationship between personal hygiene and food safety, including the association of hand contact, personal habits and behaviors, and food employee health to food-borne illness, and the recognition of how policies, procedures, and management contribute to improved food safety practices.
Methods of preventing food contamination in all stages of food handling, including terms associated with contamination and potential hazards prior to, during, and after delivery.
Procedures for cleaning and sanitizing equipment and utensils.
Problems and potential solutions associated with temperature control, preventing cross-contamination, housekeeping and maintenance.

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